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Stumbled onto another long article on Indonesia, at Alternet.org:

Meet the Next Country That Might Explode into Protests Against Corporate Plunder and Slave Labor Working Conditions

.... Much like Brazil and Turkey, Indonesia has been praised by the imperial powers as a "model democracy" and the IMF hails its progress as an "emerging economy" ....

In a country of 240 million people, roughly 120 million live on less than $2 per day, though the government maintains that only 12% of the population - 30 million - live in poverty (which it defines as less than 86 cents U.S. per day) ....

Extractive Industries and Exploited Communities ....

Land Grabs Lay Waste to Indonesia ....

by das monde on Wed Jul 24th, 2013 at 03:02:19 PM EST

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